COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH & ENVRIONMENT
Rachel Blomberg, P.E., is a hydrologist and project manager for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in the Hazardous Materials and Waste Management Division Remediation Program. She has been employed by CDPHE since 2017, and worked for the USGS in the Colorado Water Science Center while attaining her master’s degree before joining the State. Rachel’s primary duties range from asbestos mitigation in soils to contaminated groundwater remediation on active military bases and formerly used defense sites. Rachel also addresses emerging contaminants and was involved in drafting the State site specific groundwater standard for PFOA and PFOS.
Rachel earned a BS from Cornell University and a MS from Colorado School of Mines. Originally from Northern California, she has lived in NY, AK, ME, Denmark and finally Colorado. She spends most of her time renovating her historic Denver home and making time to enjoy the parks and local establishments in her neighborhood, but enjoys getting away with her bulldog to xc ski, backpack and fish in the mountains.
Contact: (303) 691-4024